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COMMÈRE, Jean-Yves (1920 - 1986), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
COMMÈRE, Jean-Yves (1920 - 1986), Painter, watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 5 April 1920, in Paris; died October 1986.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, lithographer, draughtsman, illustrator. Figure compositions, religious subjects, portraits, sporting subjects, still-lifes, landscapes, seascapes.

[not available online]Jean-Yves Commère started to learn sculpture while still a child in Angers; he enrolled at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1938, where he studied under Jean Boucher and worked with Landowski

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